According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 14.53% higher in 2017 versus 2012.
Between 2012 and 2017: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 2.75% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2012 would cost $5.73 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.31% during this same period, inflation for parking and tolls was similar.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 8.69%, significantly above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2012-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), price inflation for parking and tolls was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Parking fees and tolls: